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How long do you think you can sit on the bench before quitting when you have another job with a flexible start?

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4-6 weeks

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Yes! This has always been my plan. I wanna try to milk the bench for as long as possible when I go to bschool

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Until 2 weeks before you start a new project.

What do you do when the inquiries for proposals and other bench (bitch) work starts rolling in? Do you just ignore? How do you stay invisible on the bench until you quit?

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